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  1. So Your Practice Has Officially Earned their PCMH Recognition. Hurray! Now What?

    First of all, congratulations for your continued commitment to PCMH (Patient-Centered Medical Home) Recognition through your practice’s recent recognition. No doubt this was a journey, and your accomplishments are well-deserving of celebration (happy dance and party hats encouraged). Once the confetti has settled, it’s time for your practice to think “next steps” to keep the Read more

  2. The Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Patient Outcomes

    The following blog post was written by Shannon Beebe, Manager of Healthcare Operations. RMS Healthcare is pleased to provide ongoing relevant information on healthcare trends and specific transformation activities. We understand the importance of identifying and assessing Social Determinants of Health and the impact on care delivery and management. Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) play Read more

  3. NCQA Updates for 2020 You Should Know

    We would like to take this opportunity to share recent updates with you pertinent to PCMH™ Recognition. National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) continues in their commitment to New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (NYS PCMH) Recognition. They recently announced that effective January 1, 2020 that attestations for specific NYS PCMH criteria would not be Read more

  4. What are the Steps in the PCMH Process? (Updated)

    By Susan Maxsween Updated 3/22/19 from a previous blog post Practices making the commitment to become a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) are embarking on an exciting, enlightening, and an empowering journey. Practices also recognize that this journey can be complex, challenging, and in the end, extremely rewarding. This process may require re-engineering of operating structure, development Read more

  5. Community Health Assessment Guidelines

    Community Health Needs Assessment: Guidelines You Need To Know

    The following blog post was written by Mark Dengler, President of RMS. It’s hard to believe that it’s that time again — regulators are looking for New York counties and healthcare systems to update and refresh their local community healthcare priorities by conducting a Community Health Assessment (CHA). Additionally, many non-profit hospitals are also coming Read more

  6. Healthcare Surveys and Research

    The Most Important Things to Consider When Selecting Your Patient Satisfaction Firm

    The following blog post was written by the RMS Business Development Team. With a large number of healthcare consulting & research firms out there, how do you go about selecting the best fit for your consultative needs? Whether it’s patient satisfaction surveys or health needs assessments you’re looking to conduct, partnering with a healthcare consulting Read more

  7. NYS PCMH Recognition

    The New York State PCMH™ Recognition Program Is Here

    The following blog post was written by Susan Maxsween, Senior Director of Healthcare Operations & Compliance at RMS. The New York State Department of Health established a partnership with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) with the goal of launching an enhanced payment model that focuses on patient-centered practice transformation in all New York Read more

  8. Implementation Delay for the Revised Incentive Plans for NCQA Recognized Primary Care Practices

    The following blog post was written by Karen Joncas, a Healthcare Transformation Coordinator at RMS. RMS Healthcare is a leader in healthcare transformation services, and has assisted over 200 practices in their journey to Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition.  Primary care practices that have patients enrolled in a Medicaid or Managed Medicaid insurance program will Read more

  9. 4 Tasks of a Care Manager | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH)

    With the growth of patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) and the advent of payment reform, care managers are expected to serve an increasing role in managing high risk patients. According to a recent Healthcare Intelligence Network survey care managers in patient-centered medical homes have grown by 20% in the last two years alone. Long-term transformation and Read more

  10. What are the Steps in the PCMH Process?

    Practices making the commitment to become a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) are embarking on an exciting, enlightening, and an empowering journey.  Practices also recognize that this journey can be complex, challenging, and in the end, extremely rewarding.  This process may require re-engineering of operating structure, development of policies and procedures, and assessment of current operations. Read more

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